Volcom presents Damn Am Cascais, Portugal 2014
How Nassim Guammaz Won Volcom Damn Am Portugal
1st: NASSIM GUAMMAZ (2,500€)
2nd: HERMANN STENE (1,250€)
3rd: GARD HVAARA(1,000€)
4th: JORGE SIMÕES (700€)
5th: DIEGO CANO (600€)
6th: KYLE WALKER (500€)
7th: TIAGO LOPES (400€)
8th: BRUNO SENRA (300€)
9th: VINCENT MILOU (200€)
10th: JUAN CARLOS ALISTE (150€)
11th: TIM ZOM (150€)
12th: LEHI LEITE (150€)
BEST TRICK PURSE IN EUROS
1st: ANDREW VERDE (400€)
Trick: Switch Front Blunt Shuv Down the Rail
2nd: ENIZ FAZLIOV (300€)
Trick: Back 5-0 Back Shuv Down the Rail
3rd: CARLO CAREZZANO (200€)
Trick: Kickflip frontside nosegrind down the hubba
4th: DUARTE POMBO (100€)
Trick: Hardflip back 5050
5th: KYLE WALKER (100€)
Trick: Back Smith Back 180
Volcom presents Damn Am Cascais (Portugal), in association with Skatepark of Tampa
Europe’s premiere amateur street skateboarding competition has a new home this year at Parque de Geraçoes, Portugal on July 18-20, 2014. With the closure of the Skatepark of Amsterdam, Damn Am is moving South to the sunny summer skies of Portugal.
Parque das Gerações is a outdoor concrete skatepark located next to the busy beaches of the North Coast of Lisbon in São João do Estoril. This park offers endless possibilities for all styles of skateboarders. With the setting set for an epic event, get ready for a great taste of summer vibes and good times. Damn Am Cascais is destination event not to be missed! Damn Am Cascais will be broadcasted live on www.volcom.com.
Like all Damn Am Events, there are 12 spots that qualify you for the prestigious Tampa Am which is noted as the International Finals in Florida (USA), December 2014. Damn Am Cascais also has an overall prize purse of 10,000 Euros that adds icing on the cake for a perfect event.
Friday, July 18:
- 13:00 – Registration and practice
- 19:00 – BBQ, beers, cash for tricks session at the skatepark
- 11:00 – Open practice / Damn Am skaters only
- 15:00 – Qualifiers
150 skaters max
Jam format, three skaters per jam, three minutes each
Top 30 skaters advance to Semi‐Finals
Top two qualifiers go directly to Finals "Golden Ticket"
- 22:00 – Damn Am after party (free entry) at the Stairway Club, address: Largo Grutas 3, Cascais
Veeco documentary première "The story of the Volcom filmmaking legacy"
Dirty Fences (New York) live band
Sunday, July 20:
- 11:00 – Open Practice
- 15:00 – Semi-Finals
28 skaters, two heat
Two one minute runs, best run counts
Top 10 advances to Finals
- Finals Starts directly after the Semi‐Finals
10 skaters from Semi-Finals
Top two skaters from Qualifiers "Golden Tickets"
Three, one minute runs, best run counts
All 12 skaters qualify for Tampa Am 2014
Top two skaters go directly to the Tampa Am Semi‐Finals
Winner receives one free plane ticket to Tampa courtesy of Volcom
- Best Trick Starts directly after Finals
Available only for Damn Am skaters
- Product toss
- Mop up party at Boca Do Inferno, Lisbon: Travessa Água da Flor, 42 1200-010 Bairro Alto
TOTAL PURSE: 10,000 IN EUROS
STREET PURSE IN EUROS
BEST TRICK PURSE IN EUROS
SIDE CASH FOR BANGERS IN EUROS
Follow the hashtag #VolcomDamnAm on Instagram
HOW TO GET THERE
The closest airport is Lisbon.
To get from the airport to Lisbon:
The fastest and easiest way to go to the city center of Lisbon is to take the red line (Linha Vermelha) directly from the airport. A single ticket costs 1,40€.
The bus connects Lisbon to the city (CARRIS BUSES around 1,35€, Aerobus 3,5€).
They generally charge an average of €10 to the city center, the trip should take an average of 15 minutes to the city center.
You can rent a car at the Lisbon airport. Book online with your preferred rental car company.
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WHERE TO STAY
You can stay either in the city of Lisbon to keep the city vibe or near Estoril and Cascais closer to the skatepark and the beach.
Commuting to the skatepark is easy there are trains every 15 min until 2am and a 3 day pass is only 13,5€. From Cais do Sodre Lisbon train station it takes approximately 25min.
Stop at the Sao Joao Do Estoril train station, the skatepark Parque de Geraçoes is only 200m from there. MORE INFO
Book the hotel of your choice in Lisbon via Booking.com try to stay close to a train station or subway.
Lisbon has also several Youth Hostels budget friendly, here are a few:
Lisboa Central Hostel
Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 160, Lisbon, Portugal
Dorms from 21€/night
+351 309 881 038
Lisbon Destination Hostel
Rossio Train Station, Second Floor, Lisbon, Portugal
Dorms from 21€/night
+351 21 346 6457
Cascais is a fun place to stay in the summer for its beach life and nightlife and it's close to where the skatepark is.
You can commute to the skatepark by train also, trains every 15 min until 2am, travel time is only 6 min from Cascais train station to Sao Jao Do Estoril. MORE INFO
Perfect Spot Lisbon - Experience Hostel
Avenida de Sintra, 354, Cascais, Portugal
Dorms from 26€/night
+351 924 058 643